13:20 Leopardstown

Monday 8 March 2021

All13:2013:5014:2014:5515:3016:0016:3017:00

    TRI Equestrian Maiden Hurdle (Div 1)

  • 5YO plus  |   2m  |   Good to Yielding  |   17 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 13:22  |   Winning time: 3m 56.7s
1st
Horse silk
6
11/10f
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Soon prominent, closed in 3rd after 2nd, progress after 3 out, on terms 2 out, led travelling well approaching straight, asserted run-in, comfortably op 8/11 tchd 6/5
2nd
Horse silk
4 ¾
5
512-0
7/2
T: E MullinsJ: B Hayes
In touch, 4th before 4th, headway after 3 out, almost on terms 2 out, ridden in 2nd before last, no impression on winner run-in, kept on, eased closing stages op 11/4 tchd 4/1
3rd
Horse silk
3 ¼
1
9/4
T: M BrassilJ: Mr D O'Connor
Soon led, 2 lengths clear before 4th, reduced advantage 4 out, joined 2 out, headed approaching straight, dropped to 3rd before last, kept on same pace run-in op 10/3
4th
Horse silk
2 ¼
2
5/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Chased leaders on outer, 7th before 4th, headway before 2 out, 5th 2 out, no impression on leaders in 4th before last, kept on without threatening run-in op 12/1
5th
Horse silk
8 ½
9
28/1
T: P NevilleJ: Rachael Blackmore
Tracked leader in 2nd, closed 4 out, lost place after 3 out, no impression in 5th before last, one paced run-in op 40/1
6th
Horse silk
2 ¾
3
22/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
Mid-division, mistake at 1st, 8th before 4th, no impression in 6th before last, one paced run-in op 20/1 tchd 14/1
7th
Horse silk
1 ¾
4
100/1
T: D A McLoughlinJ: C D Maxwell
Rear, slight mistake at 1st, 12th before 4th, progress before last, kept on, never nearer op 80/1
8th
Horse silk
8 ½
15
250/1
T: N McKnightJ: R A Doyle
Towards rear, 13th before 4th, under pressure after 3 out, progress 2 out, under pressure and no extra before last
9th
Horse silk
6 ½
18
33/1
T: E J O'GradyJ: M P Walsh
Chased leaders, not fluent at 1st, dropped to 11th before 4th, no impression after 2 out, no extra before last op 25/1 tchd 16/1
10th
Horse silk
4
7
125/1
T: S DoyleJ: D E Mullins
Prominent, 5th before 4th, under pressure and dropped towards rear before 2 out where not fluent, weakened op 80/1 tchd 150/1
11th
Horse silk
5 ½
13
250/1
T: D HoganJ: C F Hart (7)
Rear of mid-division, 10th before 4th, lost place before 2 out where not fluent, soon weakened
12th
Horse silk
13
8
612-0
80/1
T: R K WatsonJ: S O'Callaghan (7)
Rear of mid-division, progress to 6th before 4th, improved to 4th after 3 out, no impression on leaders before 2 out, weakened after 2 out op 50/1
13th
Horse silk
¾
10
250/1
T: J C McConnellJ: S D Torrens (5)
Towards rear, 14th before 4th, no headway, never a factor
14th
Horse silk
14
12
250/1
T: V T O'BrienJ: H Morgan (5)
In rear, 17th at 4th, not fluent 3 out, soon detached, weakened, never a factor
15th
Horse silk
sh
14
250/1
T: Una CorcoranJ: K M Donoghue
Rear, 15th at 4th, detached after 3 out, weakened, never a factor
16th
Horse silk
14
16
512-0
250/1
T: O McKiernanJ: B Browne (3)
Mid-division on outer, 9th before 4th, under pressure after 3 out, lost place before 2 out, soon weakened

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
11
250/1
T: D HowardJ: P T Enright
Rear, 16th at 4th, detached after 3 out, weakened and pulled up at last, never a factor

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Non-Runners

17
Horse silk
You Have No Idea
Weight: 12-0|  Age: 6
T: Peter Fahey  J: K C Sexton
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€1.80Pl:€1.02, €1.50, €1.20EX:€6.00Trifecta:€17.10SF:€6.37

Forecasts

Grand Bornand (11/10), Buddy Rich (9/4), Gee Rex (7/2), Champagne Sparkles (5/1), You Have No Idea (20/1), Fama Et Gloria (22/1), Maccloud (28/1), Bridge Street (33/1), Landue (80/1), Finnians Row (100/1), Kavanaghs Cross (125/1), Wexford Dawn (250/1), Tom Flynn (250/1), Minella Mystics (250/1), Play The Knave (250/1), Wats Up Dock (250/1), Woods (250/1), Mr Messi (250/1)

Verdict

French-bumper winner GRAND BORNAND stepped up on his hurdles bow for new connections when beaten only by a smart prospect at Fairyhouse and looks the one to beat. Gee Rex is next best ahead of Buddy Rich.

  1. GRAND BORNAND (FR)
  2. GEE REX (IRE)
  3. BUDDY RICH (IRE)

Prize Money

1st: €7,200.002nd: €2,400.003rd: €1,200.004th: €600.005th: €360.006th: €240.00

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